Ibru Village, Agbarha-Otor

Ughelli North, Delta State, Nigeria

(+234) 813-5973-990

Department of Law

The Department of Law is expected to commence academic activities with effect from the 2019/2020 academic session as one of the programmes under the Faculty of Law of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University. The Department will be committed to producing high-quality graduate who are grounded in the field of Law can function effectively both in the public and private sectors of the economy. At present, the department has no students’ enrolment.


The Department will enjoy a certain degree of autonomy in its activities and administration, like other programmes in the faculty subject to the overall control of the Dean of the Faculty of Law and the University Senate.


In line with the National Universities Commission (NUC) Benchmark Minimum Average Standards (BMAS) for Undergraduate programmes in Nigerian Universities (Law), the department is expected to offer a five-year degree programme leading to the award of the Bachelor of Law (LL.B). The department would enable the students to obtain a general grounding in all aspects of Law.

The Law programme is designed to ensure that the graduate of Law will have good general knowledge of Law, including a clear understanding of the place and importance of Law in society. All human activities social, economic, and political take place within the legal framework. It is, therefore, necessary that the student of Law should also have a broad general knowledge and exposure to other disciplines in the process of acquiring legal education. The programme will introduce students to the general knowledge of Law, acquaint them with principles of the judicial process and legal development, and equip them with the basic tools of legal analysis and methods.

  The aims and objectives of this programme are to:

  1. Produce graduates who will be able to use the law as a tool for the resolution of various social, economic, and political conflicts in society.
  2. Produce lawyers whose level of education would equip them properly to serve as advisers, solicitors, or advocates to governments and their agencies, companies, business firms, associations, individuals and families, etc.

Candidates can be admitted into any of the law degree programmes by one of the following two modes:

  1. The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
  2. Direct Entry



At least SSCE or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language and Literature in English obtained at not more than two sittings; Such a candidate must also have an acceptable pass in the University Matriculation Examination (UME). OR



(a) A two-year or three-year Diploma certificate plus credit passes in three (3) papers, including English Language and Literature in English in the SSCE or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level or their equivalent; or

(b) Three (3) papers at Principal or Advanced Level in Higher School Certificate or G.C.E. together with credit passes in English Language and Literature in English in the SSCE. Certificate Examination or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level or their equivalent, or

(c) Two (2) papers at Principal or Advanced Level in HSC or GCE plus credit passes in three (3) other papers (including English Language and Literature in English) in S.S.S. Certificate examination or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level or their equivalent


In addition to the above, successful performance in a Screening Interview is required to assess candidates’ communication skills.


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